The Innovation and Technology programme provides
support in an interdisciplinary and applied approach towards innovation and technology interventions for the province. This deals with the process of translating ideas or inventions into a goods or services that creates value for society at large. MKI
plays a coordinating role and encourages innovators to be entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs to be innovators. This is done through establishing enabling platforms such as digital centres, innovation competitions/awards, digital skills coordination, innovation dialogues, lecture series and innovation-technology summits etc. We strongly promote strategic integration of emerging technologies and advise on effective integration of ICT into government systems.

The projects under Innovation and Technology include:

  • Digital centres
  • Digital skills
  • Innovation dialogues and lecture series
  • Innovation competition and awards
  • Summit
  • Innovators database